Careers

The Wasdell Group is always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to work with us. If you think you have the necessary skills and enthusiasm to build a career at one of our packaging, manufacturing, distribution or engineering sites then please send us your CV via the form below.


Current Vacancies

Swindon


Validation Officer

The Wasdell Group is one of the largest and most experienced pharmaceutical contract packaging suppliers to the healthcare industry in Europe. A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Swindon site for an experienced and enthusiastic Validation Officer to join our team. The role will be based in Swindon with frequent travel expected to our Newcastle and Burnley sites.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to take responsibility for the management and maintenance of the Site Validation Master Plan, ensuring compliance of the plan with EU GMP. You will also be responsible for the generation, issuing and control of Validation Documentation (URS, IQ, OQ, PQ and Validation Reports)

This role will also include but is not limited to:
· Completion of CAPAs;
· Responsibility for site validation status, ensuring all facilities, systems, processes and equipment are maintained in a validated state;
· Planning and scheduling Validation activities;
· Validating and Qualifying activities on facilities, systems, processes and equipment;
· Generating Change Controls for the introduction of new equipment and changes in equipment/facilities/processes or systems.

The successful candidate will have:

· Experience and knowledge cGMP and regulatory requirements.
· A minimum of 2 years validation experience
· A degree in a scientific or engineering discipline or equivalent industry experience.

This is a full time permanent role working 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

For further information or to apply for this role, please email Claire Aitkenhead (HR Officer) or alternatively contact the HR Team on 0191 2645856.

CVs will not be accepted from agencies.


Quality Assurance Specialist Vacancy

The Wasdell Group is one of the largest and most experienced pharmaceutical contract packaging suppliers to the healthcare industry in Europe. A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Swindon site for an experienced and enthusiastic Quality Assurance Specialist to join our team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to maintain the quality systems, and take the lead on deliverance of new starter and refresher GMP training.

Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to CAPA, Change Controls, deviations, internal and external auditing and review of batch documentation.
Candidates must have experience in electronic quality management systems, having worked within a GMP environment and have experience of SOP approval.

This is a full time permanent role. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm.

For further information or to apply for this role, please email Claire Aitkenhead (HR Officer) or alternatively contact the HR Team on 0191 2645856.

CVs will not be accepted from agencies.


Training & Development Manager

The Wasdell Group is one of the largest and most experienced pharmaceutical contract packaging suppliers to the healthcare industry in Europe. A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Swindon facility for an experienced and enthusiastic Training & Development Manager to join our busy team.

The Training and Development Manager will identify training and development needs within the organisation through job analysis and regular consultation with senior management. Oversee and expand the company training matrix based on the needs of the organisation.

The successful candidate will also work with third parties to develop suitable content for training and deliver the training when appropriate.

Candidates will ideally have proven experience in a Training and Development role.

This is a full time permanent role. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm.

No agencies please. CVs will not be accepted from agencies.

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Production Operators

The completion of work on the packaging lines, in line with the requirements of the Production Supervisor / Manager and documentation.

Various shift patterns available, 7 days a week.

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Packaging Engineers

Duties include: Maintaining all machinery and equipment to the standards of safety, GMP compliance and peak operating performance in their designated area of responsibility. Working closely with production and Quality Assurance to ensure maximum output within the defined Quality Standards.

Various shift patterns available, 7 days a week.

No agencies please. CVs will not be accepted from agencies.

Send your CV via the form below.


Burnley


Production Operators

The completion of work on the packaging lines, in line with the requirements of the Production Supervisor / Manager and documentation.

Working hours are on 2 shift, 06.00-14.00hrs and 14.00-22.00hrs, Monday to Friday.

Send your CV via the form below


Packaging Engineers

Duties include: Maintaining all machinery and equipment to the standards of safety, GMP compliance and peak operating performance in their designated area of responsibility. Working closely with production and Quality Assurance to ensure maximum output within the defined Quality Standards.

Working hours are on 2 shift, 06.00-14.00hrs and 14.00-22.00hrs, Monday to Friday.

No agencies please. CVs will not be accepted from agencies.

Send your CV via the form below.


Newcastle


Pharmaceutical Programme Manager Vacancy

The Wasdell Group provides the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries with solutions to a range of outsourcing requirements. Established in 1971, with multiple sites in the United Kingdom and employing over 500 people, the group offers an impressive range of technical, manufacturing, packaging and storage/distribution services.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Manufacturing site in Newcastle for an experienced and enthusiastic Pharmaceutical Programme Manager to join our team.

As Pharmaceutical Programme Manager, you will take an active technical role in new process assessment and new product introduction, working closely with the Commercial Team to prepare quotations and proposals.

With a proven successful track record within the Pharmaceutical or aligned Life Science industry, you will play a key role in generating new business and retaining existing clients and provide technical advice across the Wasdell Group as required.

The successful candidate will have:

· An in-depth knowledge of secondary pharmaceutical manufacturing including compounding and packaging processes and in non-sterile through to aseptic fill/finish
· Knowledge of pharmaceutical quality systems, GMP and other regulatory guidelines
· Previous experience in the Medical Device sector and of technical transfer and/or scale-up processes
· Degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or Pharmaceutical related subject
· Exceptional communication skills and commercial acumen

This role is based at our Newcastle facility and will require extensive travel, predominately across the UK, with possible travel across Europe and worldwide.

This is a full time permanent role.

Salary: £45 – £50k per annum depending on experience plus benefits.

For further information or to apply for this role, please email Claire Aitkenhead (HR Officer) or alternatively contact the HR Team on 0191 2645856.

CVs will not be accepted from agencies.


Technical Manager Vacancy

The Wasdell Group is one of the largest and most experienced pharmaceutical contract packaging suppliers to the healthcare industry in Europe. A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Manufacturing site in Newcastle for an experienced and enthusiastic Technical Manager to join our team.

The successful candidate will take the lead in development and implementation of the technical and process plan to support production and new product implementation at the site. This will include but not limited to: machine improvement, process development and quality improvements. Machine efficiency and change over improvements will also feature in this role.

Candidates must have extensive manufacturing and project management experience in a management / team leader role, proven experience of implementing best practice within a cGMP manufacturing environment. Experience using Lean Six Sigma principals to drive Continuous Improvement along with some training and facilitation experience.

This is a full time permanent role.

Salary: £30 – £45k per annum depending on experience.

For further information or to apply for this role, please email Claire Aitkenhead (HR Officer) or alternatively contact the HR Team on 0191 2645856.

CVs will not be accepted from agencies.


Location of role: SwindonBurnleyNewcastle

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